The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 65 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing REST 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.13% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.53% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£398 £550 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £46.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-27.06% +10.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 190 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.26% 25.61% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 98 94
Average daily rate £398 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Milton Keynes region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft